Guidance Finder: Food

The Safe Food for Canadians Regulations came into force on January 15, 2019. As a result, the CFIA has developed updated guidance for food. For archived information, refer to Archived food guidance.

For searches related to plant or animal consult the Guidance Document Repository (GDR).

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My CFIA - Frequently asked questions Opens in new window

December 2, 2022 - Top questions with answers on the way to do business with the CFIA. This includes how to manage and track service requests online, including export certificates and permissions such as licenses, permits, and registrations.

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Industry

Cancelled organic certifications Opens in new window

November 24, 2022 - Certification bodies accredited by the CFIA can cancel a holder's certification if the holder has not complied with any provision of the Safe Food for Canadians Act and Regulations or the issued organic certificate.

Guidance for:
Industry and Agency personnel

Accompanying documentation for nutrition labelling Opens in new window

November 18, 2022 - Guidelines are provided as an interim measure to allow nutrition information for certain prepackaged products regulated to be provided to the purchaser through means other than physically accompanying the product when it is delivered.

Guidance for:
Agency personnel and Industry